biomarkers, 31, 33

children, 29, 80-81

Case studies, 4, 20-21, 29, 38, 39, 56

Cell occupancy approach, 89

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ix, 3, 35, 80

Chemical Manufacturers Association, 53

Children

birth weight, 13

cancer, 29, 80-81

education of, 53-57

hazardous waste site proximity, 18

infant mortality, 13, 29

lead poisoning, 17

Civil Rights Act, 119

Clean Air Act, 120

Clinton, William, 1, 111-120

Commission for Racial Justice, see United Church of Christ

Communities of concern, 9

baseline data, 11

characteristics of, 6

committee approach, 4

economic development vs health protection, 8, 9, 68, 113, 115

educational efforts, 7-8, 52-57, 59

defined, 2

multiple exposure, 28, 29

participatory research, 1, 5, 7, 23, 26, 34, 36-40, 41, 42, 43, 50, 52, 55-57, 65, 68

political disenfranchisement, 2, 6, 9, 36, 45, 64

sources of environmental health hazards, 14

stakeholder collaboration, 5, 7, 42, 43, 65, 68;

see also ''participatory research" supra

susceptibility, 26-27

Community Outreach and Education Program (COEP), 52, 53-54, 56-57

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 18

Cost and cost-benefit factors, 65, 95-96, 117

committee approach, 4

Cultural factors, 12, 117

researchers vs subjects, 6, 37, 39, 40, 68

subsistence consumption of food, 17, 37, 39, 59, 115

D

Databases, 24-26, 28, 41

Death rates, 5, 12, 13, 56

asthma, 21

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, 54

Department of Energy, ix, 4, 112

Department of Health and Human Services, 112

databases, 25

Departments of federal government, other, 112

see also Federal government

Diet, see Nutrition and diet

Dimethylformamide, 18

Disease cluster analysis, 34-35, 56, 81-82, 84-94

Disease prevention, general, 4, 9, 23, 51

Diseases and disorders, general, 29, 62

biomarkers, 29-30, 32, 42

birth weight, 13

death rates, 5, 12, 13, 21, 56

infant mortality, 13, 29

lead poisoning, 17, 19, 27, 29, 37

susceptibility, 2, 7, 26-27, 30, 31-32, 33, 42, 62-63, 64-65, 80;

see also Behavioral factors;

Genetic factors

see also Cancer and carcinogens;

Etiology;

Occupational exposures and injuries;

specific diseases and disorders

DNA adducts, 30, 32

E

Ecologic studies, 18

Economic factors, 16

cost and cost-benefit factors, 4, 65, 95-96, 117



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